Resources / Website Links

local insurance and health care information

United HealthCare                  (select “Otolaryngology”)
BlueCross/BlueShield           (select “ Ear, Nose & Throat”)
Miriam Hospital                      (select “Otolaryngology”)

Brigham & Women's Hospital

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary

medical information

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 
                                          children's information                              
American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery                            

General information on most topics                                              

       offers a different format with some videos

Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster  (tape & more)  (800) 726-4173
      a meditative and positive approach towards surgery


hearing aids                                                                                        

pillows with speakers                                                                        

ear wax removal products                                                              

custom ear plugs  (for swimmers, sleeping aid, musicians and noise protection)

ear drops for itchy ears                                                                     

                neoprene headbands to keep water out of the ear canals and to secure ear plugs         



specialized ear canal dryer                                                            

malleable ear dressing                                                                    

Deafness Research Foundation                                                    

balance disorders: general information                                        



mal de debarquement disorder (MDD)                                        

nasal dilator                                                                                         (
Sinus Relief Now (Steps to Take Care of Your Sinuses)         

Vasculitis Foundation (Wegener’s Granulomatosis, Giant Cell Arteritis or Temporal Arteritis and other autoimmune inflammatory diseases of blood vessels)            

Wegener's granulomatosis- insurance advice from Sandra Scotti who has suffered from this disease                  401-369-0616                                                     

nosebleeding         NasalCEASE 1-800-650-6673 email:
                             (location, cost and discounts, etc.)                       

nosebleeding: QR (Quick Relief) Topical Powder BioLife                 (800) 722-7559

nasal saline gel, nasal saline spray, etc  (913) 888-1880           
email:,       (some samples available)                                                         

information about the flu                                                                   

allergy  information                                                                             
(regional pollen count, information about 1200 plants)

(where to find the product, discounts)                                            

Silicone sheeting dressing for hypertrophic scars

Resources that provide patient education materials about allergic rhinitis:
American Academy of Allergy Asthma Immunology
American Academy of Pediatrics
Allergy and Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc.
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 

American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA)
1990 M Street NW, suite 680,
Washington, D.C. 20036. (202) 955-5010
email: website:

Coping with Allergies & Asthma magazine:

Swallowing Disorder (Dysphagia)

Restore palate implants for snoring                                             

Repose Systems for sleep apnea                                                 

calculation of body mass index (BMI): adults & children         

Epoch: local site for getting a sleep study                                   

Home sleep studies                                                                          

coblation     (800) 797-6520                                                             

Sjogren's disease                                                           
                                         Wallace, Daniel J., The New Sjogren’s Syndrome Handbook, Oxford University Press, 2005

spasmodic dysphonia (SD) – direct voice rehabilitation (DVR) 
                                                                            (The Voice and Research Foundation – Morton Cooper, PhD.)

Zenker's Diverticulum resources and info:
•Duke University
•Columbia University



Antacids (proton pump inhibitors - PPI)

Protonix (pantoprazole sodium) Wyeth discount      
Zegerid (omeprazole with sodium bicarbonate)        (discount coupons)
Nexium (esomeprazole) AstraZeneca

Steroid Nasal Sprays
Rhinocort Aqua (budesonide) AstraZeneca                 (how to use, discount coupons)
Nasonex (mometasone) Schering-Plough                  
Flonase (fluticasone propionate) GlaxoSmithKline    
Nasacort AQ (triamcinolone acetonide) Sanofi Aventis
Veramyst (fluticasone)                                                      

Allergy, Asthma and Sinus

Clarinex (information, newsletter and rebates)           
Zyrtec (cetrizine) nonprescription antihistamine        (discount)
Singular (montelukast sodium) Merck                           

Advair  (asthma prevention inhaler)                               (discount)
Guaifenesin (loosens mucus)    (800) 366-6056        
Ayr nasal saline gel products                                        

original Neti-Pot   (video of how to use)                        

Xlear (nasal wash with Xylitol)    (877)599-5327         

Aerosolized Medications for the sinuses     (nebulizers and sprays)                 

ASL Pharmacy, 900 Calle Plano, suite M, Camarillo, CA 93012   (866)552-7579

Sinus Dynamics, 755 Lakefield Rd, Westlake Village, CA 91361 (877) 447-4276

Sinus Spray, 270 S Northlake Blvd, suite 1000, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701  888-273-9820


Ciprodex otic suspension                                                

Topamax (topiramate)    (free one month trial offers)          (800) 750-9835

    financial assistance  800-652-6227                          

Nonprescription medicines
Tinnitus Relief Formula (source of ginkgo/zinc/garlic combination as well as other nonprescription formulations, includes explanations…products not sold in stores)   (complementary with Xango) 
 Estroven: menopausal supplement & information     

Herbal products, based on Ayurvedic medicine          

allergies (AlgrCare), antacid (TumsCare), cough (KofCare), migraine headaches (MigCare), muscle relaxant (CoreCare)



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